Dawn Bendick is an artist and designer whose work deals with unconventional methods of tracking time. Dawn’s current practice is based in kiln formed glass and specifically she is working with cast Dichroic glass. This cast glass is embedded with metallic nano particles such as gold and silver that react to changes in light waves through a change colour. She uses sources of natural and artificial light to trigger colour changes. These pieces, which take the form of rocks and architectural remains, are meditative informants that signal what she has coined as Peripheral Time Keeping: the tracking of subtle and subliminal changes that happen around us which communicate changes in time. She has a BFA from the Maryland Institute College of Art and an MA from Central Saint Martins in Material Futures.
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